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Al Jazeera America
Apr 28, 2014 6:00am EDT
. >>> australia prime minister says it's highly unlikely any day brief from the missing malaysia plane will be found on the ocean surface and 370 has been missing since march 8 with 239 people on board and they are heading up the search operation focusing on this part of the ocean northwest of perth. leading opposition party in macedonia says it will not accept results of this weekend's election and votes are still being counted but conservative party is claiming a double victory in parliamentary and presidential elections and john reports. >> reporter: there was a celebrity mood at the election headquarters. his party, the right wing party was elected to a third, four-year term and his choice of president ushered in for a second term as well. but the social democrat opposition says this result was too good to be believed. >> translator: the citizens of macedonia are cheated and there are no conditions for basic electoral process which was conducted in an uncivilized manner and at the same time the constitutional right of the citizen was usurped. the social democratic union of macedo
Al Jazeera America
Apr 28, 2014 5:00am EDT
of the south china sea and parts by taiwan, malaysia and vietnam and we have more from manila. >> reporter: increased presence of soldiers and fortification and up grading of u.s. military facilities in the west philippines and the area facing the south china sea. washington said this does not mean the return of the u.s. bases. they were taken off and forced out of the philippines in the 1990s although in reality the u.s. soldiers never left. right now there is more than 600 of them involved in counter terrorism operations particularly in the southern philippines and the president said this agreement is not just a military one, it's improving people to people ties between the two countries, a lot of skeptics wonder if increased military presence in the region and the philippines means the philippines becomes a much bigger target for the south china sea. >> reporter: russia or ukraine. >> we are going to be moving forward with an expanded list of individuals and companies that will be affected by sanctions. they remain targeted. we will also focus on some areas of high tech defense expor
Al Jazeera America
Apr 27, 2014 2:00pm EDT
access to bases. they say it will affect their sovereignty. >>> the u.s. and malaysia say they will work to improve relations. it follows a visit by obama as part of the asian tour. he's drumming up support for a trade deal. >> reporter: it's been billed as a historic visit, the first by a u.s. president to malaysia in nearly 50 years. barack obama started the day at the national mosque. before meeting with the malaysian prime minister at a news conference. >> today the united states is once again playing a leadership role in the asia pa scientific, and a key part of the strategy is to expandz ties with southeast asia. >> left unspoken is the concern over the growing influence in the region. already an important trade partner with many countries including the united states, china's increased dmek clout is a more assertive nation. the u.s. is trying to counter that influence with a free trade deal, that would include more than ten countries with malaysia among them. >> you must have multiple friends and levels of relationships in order to balance out that you're not totally dependent on a
Al Jazeera America
Apr 27, 2014 1:00pm EDT
. >> as it has throughout his trip, the crisis in ukraine hung over the president's stop in malaysia. the u.s. and its allies have threatened sanctions on broad sect orders of the russian economy. some in europe are balking. sunday, mr. obama said the u.s. won't go it alone? >> we are going to be in a stronger position to deter mr. putin when he sees that the world is unified and the united states and europe is unified rather than this is just a u.s./russian conflict. >> mike viqueira, al jazeera, traveling with the president in malays malaysia. >> let the freedom bells ring. today south africa celebrates freedom day celebrating the first post-apartheid election 20 years. that was the first time each race could vote and that's what made nelson mandela president. here is more >> reporter: photographs of her family bring fond memories but she says she sometimes gets annoyed. she voted for freedom in south africa's first democratic elections in 1994. she feels young people these days don't understand what it was like living under apartheid. >> they are stupid. i want to tell them they are fool
Al Jazeera America
Apr 27, 2014 9:00am EDT
's, but the government. >>> the united states and malaysia have agreed to improve their bilateral relations. that agreement comes after a visit of president obama. the prime minister is suggesting malaysia is not ready to sign the u.s.-led trade deal. reports from malaysia's capitol. >> reporter: it's been billed as a historic visit. the first u.s. president to visit malaysia in 50 years. >> today the united states is once again playing a leadership role in the asia pacific, and a key part of our strategy is expanding our ties with southeast asia. >> already an important trade partner with many countries including the united states, it means a more assertive nation. and the u.n. is trying to include that in the deal. >> you have multiple friends. multiple levels of relationships in order to balance that you're not talking to anyone in particular. the defense aspect of what's going on has to be balanced by real trade and business. >> reporter: some people worry that the move that removes trade protection will leave small businesses untieable compete and large businesses enjoy the labor group
Al Jazeera America
Apr 27, 2014 7:00am EDT
an elite group as the vatican make history. >> day two of a visit to malaysia, the first american president to visit the country in half a century. >>> calling it quits - south korea's prime minister resigns over scathing criticism on how the government handled the ferry accident. >>> out of bounds - an investigation into the owner of the l.a. clippers caught on tape makeses racist remarks: >> good morning to you. welcome to al jazeera america. i'm morgan radford, live in new york. it's an event unlike any other in the history of the catholic church. two popes entered saint hood today. a short time ago pope francis bestarted the title to john paul ii and john xxiii. they were connonized under the gaze of a billion catholic around the world and at vatican square. nick schifrin joins us from there. what makes today's event unlike any other, and so unique? >> let go through the first time in the it 2000 year history of the catholic church that we have two popes canonized together. the first time in history that we have two living popes having a mass, celebrating a mass in st. peter's square, p
Al Jazeera America
Apr 27, 2014 5:00am EDT
in the east of ukraine. barack obama has made the remarks in malaysia on the leg of his tour of asia. he said there was broad support for broad sanctions to punish moscow. >> the notion that for us to go forward with sectoral sanctions on our own, without the europeans would be the most affected deterrent that vladimir putin - i think he's factually wrong. we'll be in a stronger position to deter vladimir putin, when he sees that the world is unified and the united states and europe is unified. >> inside ukraine, a team of negotiators is heading to slovyansk in the east. where they are hoping to secure the release of their colleagues held by pro-russian gunmen in slovyansk. they have been detained since last friday. we can talk to hoda abdel-hamid in donetsk, which is not far from slovyansk. we are hearing that the team of negotiators that have just come in, could be getting there and will be granted an audience with those holding the international monitors. >> i didn't hear all the question, but i can say that the team should be arriving any minute and will be meeting with the self-proclaime
Al Jazeera America
Apr 27, 2014 4:00am EDT
happens again. >> now the u.s. president has held talks with malaysia's prime minister. it's all part of barack obama's week long tour of asia. now malaysia's relationship with the u.s. is stronger than ever. >> we agree to the relations to the partnership. this marks a new phase in our relationship, economy, and more. >> president obama said that russia should stop encouraging unrest in the ukraine. there will be more sanctions in order to punish moscow. >> the notion that you for us to go forward without the european nations would be the most deterrent, but that is wrong. the most deterrence will be when president putin sees we're solidified. >> now the putin military observers have been detained since friday. the leader of the prosopous moscow group said he would consider a trade from kiev. >>> that's the situation, let's go live to donestk. several lines of development concerning the team on its way to try to negotiate the release of these monitor who is are being held in slovensk, we. >> reporter: yes, they are still on their way. they do all it can to have these men released. at
Al Jazeera America
Apr 27, 2014 3:00am EDT
malaysia in half a century. >>> south africans mark 23 year since the apartheid. and doubling canonization. >> the south korea's prime minister has resigned over the handling of the ferry disaster. 389 people have been confirmed dead, but 100 people still has been unaccounted for. reports from seoul. >> reporter: eleven days past the disaster, the prime minister decided to take the fall. >> the right thing for me to do is to do the right thing and resign. i apologize for many problems from the prevention of the accident to the early handling of the disaster. >> reporter: on the day after the ferry went down, president put him in charge of the rescue effort, and literally at one point when parents of missing children threw a water bottle and scuffled with him, and once again preventing his car from leaving the island. but there is a wider sense of anger and shame in this country citizen more emerges about the safety violations that led to the needless loss of so many children's lives, has regulation and corrupt practices in south korea as a whole. they preempted any trial by calling the act
Al Jazeera America
Apr 26, 2014 11:00pm EDT
of global markets >> patricia sabga, al jazeera, new york >> president obama is in malaysia tonight. it's the first visit by a u.s. prepondera president in almost five decades. he will meet with the prime minister to discuss the search for that missing jet. he attended an elaborate dinner at the national palace. mike viqueira joins us from kuala lumpur with more on the visit. what's on the president's agenda for the rest of this trip? >> well, jonathan, you are absolutely right. this is a state visit. there is a lot of pomp and circumstance and ceremony that goes along with it. the president is up bright and early this sunday morning in kuala lumpur. he has visited the national mosque at this moment. he is in a bilateral meeting with prime minister najib of malaysia. later, he hosts a town hall with youths from around kuala lumpur, a conference with the prime minister, jonathan >> mike, he was also scheduled earlier. why did that not happen? >> reporter: it's interesting. he is sending his national security secretary susan rice to do it. ibrahimovic has been arrested twice on what many
Al Jazeera America
Apr 26, 2014 6:00pm EDT
allowing people to carry guns in bars and other public buildings. >>> president obama landed in malaysia today exactly .7 weeks since flight 370 disappeared. he arrived just as the u.s. navy is nearing the end of an under water search. he plans to discuss the tragedy with the country's prime minister and regional and trade issues are on the agenda. the president is attending an elaborate dinner at the palace where he offered a toast to the growing relationship. >> our people have similar hopes and similar aspirations. we can draw strength in both of our nations from our ethnic and religious diversity. >> the first u.s. president to visit malaysia in five decades. >>> up next, it's not over yet, african officials confirm there will be a run-off of the historic allegations, also raising concerns in afghanistan >> a rare look inside baghdad's command center. [ music ] in southern afghanistan, a british helicopter went down in kandahar province. nato is investigating. >>> in the northern, more have been forced to flee flood waters. villagers in fourth northwestern prove i knew i s ince z /*
Al Jazeera America
Apr 26, 2014 4:00pm EDT
into ukraine. president obama toasts the u.s. relationship with malaysia as he prepares for trade talks. millions of catholics gather at the vatican ahead of ceremonies that will turn two popes into saints. all of the world is a stage for the celebration of william shakespeare's birth. [ music ] >>> with ukraine's crisis still raging, several developments are occurring this week in g7 nations who agree to step up sanctions against russia. european xdiplomats are said to have an emergency meeting on monday. they are talking about deescalating tensions on the ground. secretary of state john kerry and his continuerpart spoke on the phone and asked to stop ukrainian actions against pro-russian demonstrators. the prime minister cut short a trip to italy because of the tensions in the east. >> russian military aircraft, today at 9:00 crossed and violated ukrainian airspace for seven times. russian aggression has its aim to undermine the global security and global stability to redraw the lines and to revise the consequences of the second world war. >> also, from moscow, promising to help rele
Al Jazeera America
Apr 26, 2014 1:00pm EDT
in malaysi malaysia. >> there you have it, festivities continue in vatican city where millions prepare for the canonization of not one but two popes. >>> more american troops are arriving in eastern europe today, and they'll add to the nato operation responding to tensions in ukraine. the u.s. is sends hundreds of soldiers to the balantic states. >> we are here to demonstrate nato's commitment to lithuania with our persistent presence of trained soldiers. let me make this clear. should lithuania need nato, i guarantee you nato will be there. >> the leaders are preparing to hold emergency talks on monday, and the white house and members of the g-7 all promising penalties for russia saying we have committed to act urgently toance fie targeted sanctions due to the cost of russia's actions. they cut short a trip to italy today citing escalating tensions with russia. >> russian military aircraft today crossed and violated ukrainian air space for seven times. it's clear that russian aggression has its aim to undermine the global security and global stability. to redraw the lines and to revis
Al Jazeera America
Apr 26, 2014 12:00pm EDT
impossible to drive or walk outside. u.s. president barack obama has arrived in malaysia on the third leg of his asian tour. he is the first american leader to visit the country in nearly 50 years. his visit aims to rebalance u.s. attention towards the strategic asia pacific region and to push a regional trade agreement. the world's first permanent museum dedicated to the 1989 tiananmen square protest has opened in hong kong. discussion of the violent military crackdown is banned in mainland china. it's hoped the new facility might educate many who don't know about the event. a report from hong kong >> reporter: with a rip of a copy of china, newspaper dated 25 years ago, the museum is declared open. >> it's designed as a maze and takes the visitor through the events leading up to the june 4th crackdown by the military in which student protesters were killed. at just 75 square meters, it's one of the smallest museums around but organizers expect it to have a big impact. >> we are targeting the younger generation that are born after the june 4th massacre so they can come and experience wha
Al Jazeera America
Apr 26, 2014 9:00am EDT
with the reg. out of the four countries visiting malaysia is the only one that is not an american al ally. >> it's been identified in the defense review as a strategic partner. obama is making up for lost time. he was due to speak last october at a major economic conference. so by coming there and everybody is mentioning it's the first visit since lyndon bane johnson in 1996, the context is that they played is softly, softly, quiet, quiet defense role allowing it to creep upwards because of problems in the south china sea. >> youyou're watching the new h. coming up, starving in sudan. plus concern in russian hospitals as the government considers banning foreign medical equipment needed to keep patients alive. and in sport, celebrating the life of tito villanova. >> south sudan is facing one of the worst food crisis in recent years despite having the largest largest. south sudan roughly the size of france, 60% of its roads become unusable in the rainy season. it needs 1.3 million tons of food but produces only 900,000. it costs $1,300 to drop one ton of food. that's four times the value of
Al Jazeera America
Apr 25, 2014 11:00pm EDT
to head to malaysia, but continue with this. and why was the decision to announce these proposed sanctions made on late friday night. >> well, there's an urgency and it is saturday noon mere this seoul, john. this is an urgency. clearly the vladimir putin continues to ignore and perhaps even thumb his nose at the west. president obama has talked about the calculous that president putin has to keep in find aledging that his country is facing dire economic repercussion as a result of what has happened so far. so the g-7 leaders announced that they will move swiftly to impose more sanctions on russia, targeted sanctions and measures against individuals and entities. still falling short of the brood sectors of the russian economy. and as you reported, white house officials tell us a specifics are likely to come on monday. the president is speaking to four of the g-7 leaders friday night, a fifth, from japan who consulted in person from japan on the first leg of this trip. so they continue to prepare to move those broader sanctions that we were talking about. >> mike, we just watched the presid
Al Jazeera America
Apr 25, 2014 8:00pm EDT
malaysia airlines flight learn that the staff were held postage for hours. they were released early this morning. frustrated relatives had been waiting for new information. so far there has been no trace of the plane. >>> there have been several more avalanches blocking paths on mount ere rest. today our correspondent spoke exclusively with one of the survivors. >> reporter: managing to smile despite losing his friends in a avalanche, he considers himself lucky to be alive. he was one of six who survived the disaster a week ago on mount everest, he told me that it happened quickly. he has been a sherpa guide since 2008 and only started climbing a year ago. my family never wanted me to scale the peak or be a guide, but when you see the view from the top it's magical. but we lost so many, i'm giving up, and when i'm better i'm returning to my village to be a farmer. other sherpas are now reluctant to return to the slopes. this man represents mountaineering toll operators. >> translator: mountainering is the background of the rural economy. it can bring inasmuch as $26 million as it di
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